Woman tied up, beaten during home invasion

by: Jeremy Pierre Updated:

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A woman is recovering after being tied up and beat by men who broke into her home early Tuesday.

Police told us the woman’s home would be shot into a day before the suspects forced themselves in the woman’s home.


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A Memphis mother told FOX13 her daughter was brutally attacked by suspects inside of her apartment in the 6400 block of Crimson Cove.

"They kicked her so bad she had five seizures,” The mother said.

Memphis police told us three men and a woman forced themselves inside of the woman’s apartment Tuesday and held the woman at gunpoint demanding pills.

The victim said she didn’t have any pills.

The mother said her daughter remembers word for word what the suspects were saying before they started to attack.

Cousins of the victim said her home was shot into Monday night. The bullet went through a window and then hit the refrigerator.

Police said the victim did hear the suspects make mention of the bullet that was shot in the home the day before.

"Popped her in the nose, just left her bleeding got scars all around here kicked her in the face,” the mother said.

Police told FOX13 the suspects tied the woman with a vacuum cleaner cord and other cords around the home.

"The way them folk treated her was like a dog. They beat her,” the mother said.

The next day, the victim found a way to untie herself and began screaming so loud it caught the attention of the apartment’s management.

Managers used forced entry into the apartment and located the woman near the door with no clothes on having a seizure.

The mother said her daughter suffers from epilepsy and sickle cell, and this incident has taken a toll on the her day-to-day interactions.

"Rob and beat an innocent woman like that. I wouldn't even do a dog like that,” the mother said.

The victim wanted to speak with us, but it was our decision not to interview her due to the ongoing threat that still remains.

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